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The man who transformed Foyles

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-15 16:03
How one man saved one of the UK's best-known bookshops

VIDEO: Crimea annexation: One year on

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-15 15:38
In Crimea, preparations are being made for the first anniversary of the referendum which resulted in the annexation of the territory by Russia.

Where's Putin? The best of the memes

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-15 15:09
Russian President Vladimir Putin has not been seen in public for nearly two weeks and the internet has responded with an inevitable collection of memes.

Deadly dawn raid on Nigerian village

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-15 14:51
Dozens of people die in a raid on a Nigerian village in an attack believed linked to tension between herdsmen and farmers.

Garth Crooks's team of the week

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-15 14:23
Which player wins Garth's praise for his performance and his professionalism in difficult circumstances?

How Fellaini became key for Man Utd

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-15 14:21
Former Manchester United player Phil Neville explains how Marouane Fellaini has turned into one of their most important players.

'England must learn from 2013'

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-15 14:03
England must learn from their 2013 mistakes if they are to win the Six Nations this weekend, says coach Stuart Lancaster.

VIDEO: Huge crowds at Brazil protests

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-15 13:52
More than a million Brazilians have joined demonstrations around the country demanding President Dilma Rousseff's impeachment.

Iran jails former president's son

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-15 13:40
The son of former Iranian President Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani is reportedly given a 15-year sentence for security offences and financial crimes.

Amid Rising Concern About Addiction, Universities Focus On Recovery

NPR News - Sun, 2015-03-15 13:17

The Center for Students in Recovery at the University of Texas is one of a small but growing number of programs catering to former addicts at U.S. colleges and universities.

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Nuclear Talks Resume With Iran

NPR News - Sun, 2015-03-15 13:15

NPR's Arun Rath talks with international correspondent Peter Kenyon about the resumption of nuclear talks with Iran, as Secretary of State John Kerry meets with Iran's foreign minister in Lausanne, Switzerland.

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Arrest Made In Ferguson Police Shooting

NPR News - Sun, 2015-03-15 13:15

The St. Louis County Police Department arrested a suspect in the shooting that wounded two police officers last Thursday in Ferguson, Mo. NPR's Arun Rath speaks with Emanuele Berry of St. Louis Public Radio about the arrest and investigation.

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Police Dog On Payroll: 'Indiana Bones' Is Woman's Best Friend

NPR News - Sun, 2015-03-15 13:15

Dogs are routinely used by police forces for crime investigations, drug sniffing or search and rescue missions. But to L.A. county K-9 handler, Karina Peck, "Indy" the dog is more than a co-worker.

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Brilliant Watson stuns Radwanska

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-15 12:45
British number one Heather Watson beats Agnieszka Radwanska 6-4 6-4 at the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells.

'Intense' blaze damages fire engine

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-15 12:34
Firefighters tackle a large blaze at an industrial site in Salford, so fierce it "melted" the letters on one of the fire engines, crews say.

Man City 'in top-four rat race'

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-15 12:27
Manager Louis van Gaal says Man Utd's 3-0 win over Spurs has helped suck Man City into the Premier League top-four "rat race".

Are superfast trains speeding closer?

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-15 12:08
How China leads the world in high-speed rail

Massive Protests Against Brazil's President Seek Her Ouster

NPR News - Sun, 2015-03-15 11:44

NPR's Lourdes Garcia-Navarro says protesters don't just want Dilma Rousseff gone: They are demanding the ruling party be booted as well. Some estimates say 1 million people protested across Brazil.

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Big rallies against Brazil president

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-15 11:36
More than a million people across Brazil join demonstrations demanding President Dilma Rousseff's impeachment over a corruption scandal.

Putin 'was ready for nuclear alert'

BBC - Sun, 2015-03-15 10:57
Russian President Vladimir Putin says he was ready to put the country's nuclear weapons on standby during tensions in Ukraine and Crimea.

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